News Releases

Feb

18

2021

February 18, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), State Senator Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and State Representative Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced two boroughs in Luzerne County were awarded a total of $87,000 in funding from the Strategic Management Planning Program administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).   [Read More]

Feb

12

2021

February 12, 2021

In This Update: COVID-19 Relief Bill Signed into Law Hearing Explores Serious Shortcomings in PA Vaccine Rollout Constitutional Amendment Limiting Emergency Declarations Will be Decided by Voters Lawmakers Receive Update on PASSHE Redesign Efforts HuntFishPA Platform Aims to Make Licensing More Convenient COVID-19 Relief Bill Signed into Law Pennsylvania working families and small business owners […]   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that a comprehensive $912 million relief package to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received final legislative approval on Friday and was sent to the Governor’s desk for enactment into law.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2021

February 04, 2021

 

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) participated in today’s Senate Health and Human Services and Aging and Youth Committees joint hearing on Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Senator Yudichak serves as the Vice-Chair of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee. Senator Yudichak offered the following comments during the hearing.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) released this statement following Governor Wolf’s budget address.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2021

January 28, 2021

In This Update: Senate Votes to Strengthen State’s Emergency Response COVID-19 Relief Package Earns Senate Approval Legislation Advances to Enhance Penalties for Child Pornography New Online Filing Option Available for Property Tax and Rent Rebates Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program Reopens Senate Votes to Strengthen State’s Emergency Response State government’s efforts to respond to emergencies […]   [Read More]

Jan

27

2021

January 27, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Senate has approved a comprehensive $912 million relief package to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Jan

26

2021

January 26, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) voted today to approve a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, moving it one step closer to a voter referendum.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2021

January 19, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) has announced his committee assignments for the 2021-2022 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

14

2021

January 14, 2021

In This Update: SENATOR YUDICHAK APPOINTED AS CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC AND RECREATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Federal Stimulus Bill Boosts Unemployment Payments Paycheck Protection Program Reopens New Law Improves Photo ID, License and CDL Requirements Financial Assistance Programs Available for Utility Customers Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. SENATOR YUDICHAK APPOINTED AS […]   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee for the 2021-2022 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

12

2021

January 12, 2021

“With affirmative decisions in both state and federal court, State Senator Jim Brewster’s election to the Senate has been confirmed and he will rightfully be seated as the senator for the 45th senatorial district,” said State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon).   [Read More]